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What is a freedom ride?

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2010-03-08 18:13:10

A freedom ride is when a group of people go on a bus or some

other transport, to protest about something. Such as in 1965, when

Charles Perkins led 30 university students on the first 'Freedom

Ride,' designed to protest and bring attention to the racial

discriminations of Aborigines, that was rife in rural


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